Science and Technology Pocket Data Book, 2000
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This report was prepared by Deborah A. Collins, Survey Operations Specialist, of the Science and Engineering Indicators Program, under the direction of Jennifer Sue Bond and Rolf Lehming of the Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS), Lynda T. Carlson, Director, and Mary J. Frase, Deputy Director. The entire SRS staff generously provided both data and expertise to this report and helped review the document for accuracy.
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National R&D Funding Patterns
Figure 1 The national R&D effort Figure 2 National R&D expenditures, funders, and performers, by character of work: 1999 Figure 3 Federal R&D funding, by budget function Figure 4 Federal R&D budget authority, by function: FY 2000 Figure 5 Federal obligations, by type of activity Figure 6 Federal R&D obligations, by selected agency
Figure 7 Sources of academic R&D funding, by sector Figure 8 Academic R&D expenditures, by source of funds Figure 9 Academic R&D expenditures, by field Figure 10 Academic R&D expenditures, by selected field Figure 11 Percent of academic R&D which is federally financed, by field
R&D in U.S. Industry
Figure 12 Industrial R&D performance, by source of funds and character of work Figure 13 Industrial R&D performance, by sector Figure 14 Share of industrial R&D funding, by source and industry: 1998
Education of Scientists and Engineers
Figure 15 Bachelor's degrees awarded in major science and engineering fields Figure 16 Master's degrees awarded in major science and engineering fields Figure 17 Doctorates awarded in major science and engineering fields Figure 18 Full-time science and engineering graduate students in all institutions, by source of primary support Figure 19 Full-time science/engineering graduate students in all institutions, by type of primary support Figure 20 Foreign citizen representation in 1998 U.S. science and engineering graduate education
Working Scientists and Engineers
Figure 21 Employed scientists and engineers by broad occupation and highest degree: 1997 Figure 22 Distribution of employed scientists and engineers by race/ethnicity: 1997 Figure 23 Scientists, engineers, and technicians (SETs) in services industries: 1997 Figure 24 Proportion of women in the science and engineering workforce by broad occupation: 1997 Figure 25 Proportion of minorities in the U.S. doctoral science and engineering labor force, by field of doctorate: 1997
Public Attitudes Toward S&T
Figure 26 Assessment of scientific research Figure 27 Percentage of the public who feel well informed about selected science-related issues: 1999 Figure 28 Public use of selected information sources: 1999
International S&T Trends
Figure 29 International economic comparisons Figure 30 National expenditures on R&D, by selected countries Figure 31 R&D as a percentage of GDP, for G-7 countries Figure 32 R&D expenditures, by country, source, and performer: 1996-98 Figure 33 Government R&D support, by country and selected socioeconomic objective: 1997 or 1998 Figure 34 Number of R&D scientists and engineers per 10,000 workers in the labor force, by country Figure 35 Scientists and engineers engaged in R&D, by country Figure 36 INS permanent visas issued by S&E occupation Figure 37 Immigrant scientists and engineers admitted to the United States on permanent visas, by fiscal year of admission and S&E occupation Figure 38 Distribution of the world's scientific and technical articles in major journals, by region/country: 1995-97 Figure 39 U.S. patents granted, by nationality of inventor Figure 40 U.S. trade balance in intellectual property Figure 41 U.S. receipts and payments generated from the exchange of industrial processes between unaffiliated companies, by selected regions and countries: 1997